Maraeroa Marae Health Clinic (MMHC) is contracted by the New Zealand Government through funding distribution pathways that include, but not restricted to the Ministry of Health and subsidiary health funding organisations. For example; District Health Boards, to provide specific kaupapa Maori health services to the following Porirua populations: Ranui, Cannons Creek, Waitangirua, Ascot Park, Aotea, Papakowhai and Whitby with particular consideration for vulnerable populations such as Maori and Pacific peoples.
We provide five main services at Maraeroa Marae Health Clinic for our community.
We also provide additional services here at Maraeroa Health Clinic for our people, providing easier access in your local area.
Well Child Tamariki Ora - Health Checks from 0-4 years
We offer a health and well-being checks for your baby (age 0-4 years).
We visit our pepe (babies) in the warmth of their own whare (homes) in the greater Porirua region.
We offer support and advice, and practical education for you and your whanau (family).
We provide advice about local services that can help you and your whanau.
We co-ordinate informative hui (meetings) that help whanau to be better equipped with the skills that you need to be successful parents.
If you prefer to have your appointments at our Hauora (Clinic) just let our friendly team know. We are very accommodating.
We provide loving and supportive care for you and your whanau.
Alcohol and other Drugs
Our services offer FREE support to reach your goals in your journey to recovery, for you and your whanau (family).
We provide professionalism in a supportive and welcoming whare (setting/home).
We provide both individual and supportive group sessions.
We support whaiora (clients) to appropriate services according to their specific needs. Both for AOD and other social or health needs.
Other services at Maraeroa Marae Health Clinic may also be able to assist in your recovery.
We welcome all of our Community that are in need of our Service/s and embrace the inclusion of your whanau in your journey to recovery and wellness.
Whare ki te Whare Kaiarahi Navigation Service
Whare ki te Whare Kaiarahi is a new Service at Maraeroa Marae Health Clinic.
We are very excited to provide this service that will work alongside Maori individuals and whanau who need support to stay healthier at home, who are at risk of re-admission to hospital.
Our nurses will help to improve access for Maori whaiora (patients) and whanau through robust pre and discharge processes.
Our kaimahi (staff), the whaiora, and whanau will work in partnership in the development of a robust whanau health plan to help reduce the admission/ re-admission to hospital.
Kaumatua Exercise and Health Support
We provide weekly kaumatua exercise and health education on Tuesday mornings.
Our registered nurse provides support, advocacy and health education to help our kaumatua and their whanau in the later years of their treasured lives.
Our kaumatua enjoy exercising, dancing, singing, chatting and meeting their friends and sharing kai with each other.